He not only knows how to create a detailed technical manual, he knows exactly what information someone facing the problem of repairing an antique piece of vacuum tube technology actually needs and how it should be presented. All the 600 series Trans-Oceanic radios are covered in this all-new service manual. All production changes during the life of the 600 series are covered. This all-new manual is over 100 pages long and contains the following sections. Section 2 Brief History of the Zenith Trans-Oceanic Vacuum Tube Portable Radio.
Section 3 Introduction to the Superhetrodyne Receiver. Section 4 Circuit Description (specific to model).Section 5 Troubleshooting and Repair (specific to model). Section 6 Alignment Procedure (specific to model).
Section 7 Parts Layout and Schematic Diagram(s) (specific to model). Appendix A Tips and Tricks for Trans-Oceanic Radios (applies broadly to T/O sets). Appendix B Refurbishing Tips (specific to model). Appendix C Repairing and Refurbishing Old Vacuum Tube Radio Receivers.
Appendix D Capacitor substitution in electronic repair. Appendix E Build a Battery Box for your Zenith Trans-Oceanic Tube Radio. Unlike the one-page alignment instructions found in a Zenith service manual or Sams Photofact, the alignment procedure in this manual is 13 pages long. Contains nine detailed drawings specific to each stage of the alignment procedure with locations of all adjustment components clearly shown.The Troubleshooting and Repair section contains parts location drawings and close-up photographs showing dial cord stringing. Complete vacuum tube specifications are included for each tube type. Detailed disassembly and reassembly instructions and detailed troubleshooting guides are included. The schematic diagram has been completely redrawn from the original Zenith schematic and is presented on a large clear 11 x 17 inch foldout shown adjacent to photos of the under chassis with parts location callouts. This includes APO and FPO addresses. Here is some feedback from buyers of these manuals. Its been a long time since I learned Tube Theory, and used it, but these manuals have helped me to remember. Lots of Great information and recommendations giving me plenty to think about and put to use on my four tube type Trans-oceanic radios.
Keep up the Great Work. Absolutley the best I have seen thanks A+++++++.Excellent Manual, Great Job on putting it together. Service Manual for zenith TO better than expected. Will help me get started!
GREAT Set of Manuals (3)... Very nice -have ordered the other two.
A couple of weeks ago I bought all three of your manuals as a birthday present for a good friend of mine in Michigan. The informational pages at the beginning of each manual are slam bam terrific! Those pages are worth the price alone. The item "All-New Service/Restore Manual for Zenith Trans-Oceanic 600 Series Tube Radios" is in sale since Saturday, August 29, 2015. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Vintage Audio & Video\Vintage Parts & Accessories\Vintage Manuals & Magazines".
The seller is "clark3185" and is located in San Antonio, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.